women leaders | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

The International Women’s Forum Leadership Foundation Fellow Program 2011-2012, USA

The IWF Leadership Foundation serves the public interest by advancing women’s leadership across careers, cultures and continents.Women from 28 nations across multiple disciplines and sectors have participated in this program that is making an enduring and powerful impact on the Fellows and their organizations.The Fellows program is designed to help emerging women leaders to:
• Connect with senior-level decision?makers
• Boost bottom-line results
• Strengthen teamwork and coalition-building skills
• Enhance sensitivity to diverse cultures
• Develop new skills to lead initiatives
• Improve communication
• Build mentoring capacities within their organizations
• Foster a group of peer mentors in multiple industries

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 June 2011

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Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa 2011

Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa is pleased to announce its call for applications for the 2011 Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellows Program.
The MILEAD Fellows Program is a one-year leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African Women leaders to attain and succeed in leadership in their community and Africa as a whole. The program targets dynamic young women interested in developing transformational leadership skills that help them tackle issues affecting women in their communities and society as a whole. Applications are welcome from young African women living in Africa and the Diaspora.
MILEAD fellowship awards will be made to 25 young women with exceptional qualities who have exhibited leadership potential in their community, organization, and/or profession. To be eligible for the one-year program, an applicant must be African, living on the continent or in the Diaspora; agree to participate in all required activities related to MILEAD including a three-week residential Summer Institute in August; and commit to a community leadership service project. Applicant must be between 19 – 25 years of age. Specific requirements of the program and related dates are outlined in the application package.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 March 2011

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